2008 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA) Annual Conference
San Francisco, California
March 19 - 22, 2008
The “Mythology in Contemporary Culture” area is dedicated to exploring mythological figures and motifs (from all cultures and historical periods) in all areas of popular culture—from movies, video games and television to novels, politics and blogs—and the significance of these mythological figures and motifs in contemporary, postmodern culture.
Topics of particular interest include, but are not limited to:
• Women heroines in mythology in relation to the current-day depiction of female athletes and women in sports
• The ocean
• China and/or the 2008 Olympics
All abstracts pertaining to the general theme of mythology in contemporary culture are welcome.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: NOVEMBER 9, 2007.
Please submit a 250-word abstract no later than November 9, 2007 to:
Submissions must include name and institutional affiliation.
Additional information regarding the PCA/ACA may be found at:
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